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North Carolina women. Their lives and times. Volume 2

Michele Gillespie editor.; Sally G McMillen (Sally Gregory), 1944- editor.; Jane Becker contributor.

2015

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  • Title:
    North Carolina women. Their lives and times. Volume 2
  • Author: Michele Gillespie editor.; Sally G McMillen (Sally Gregory), 1944- editor.; Jane Becker contributor.
  • Description: ""Cover""; ""Contents""; ""Introduction""; ""Gertrude Weil: Forever Young""; ""Olive Dame Campbell: Among the Folk: Education, Experimentation, and Rural Life""; ""Charlotte Hawkins Brown: Living the Correct Way""; ""Lucy Morgan: The Penland School of Handicrafts and the Southern Appalachian Craft Revival""; ""The Delany Sisters: “We Are North Caroliniansâ€?""; ""Nell Battle Lewis: The Political Journey of a Liberal White Supremacist""; ""Gladys Avery Tillett: White Gloved and Iron Willed""; ""Ella May Wiggins: Mill Mother “Just Aâ€?waiting for a Strikeâ€?""
    ""Guion Griffis Johnson: “I Got It with the Mother�s Milk�""""North Carolina�s Farm Women: Plowing around Obstacles""; ""Ellen Black Winston: Social Science for Social Welfare""; ""Ella Josephine Baker: “I Never Worked for an Organization but for a Cause�""; ""Susie Marshall Sharp: First Lady of the Law""; ""Margaret Jarman Hagood: “To Do Justice to It Either in Observing or Recording�""; ""Pauli Murray: “Gifts of the Holy Spirit to Women I Have Known�""; ""Crystal Lee Sutton: “I Was Doing Something I Didn�t Even Think I Could Do�""
    ""North Carolina Women Writers: Finding Voice in a Distinguished Literary Place""""Contributors""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Y""; ""Z""
    By the twentieth century, North Carolina's progressive streak had strengthened, thanks in part to a growing number of women who engaged in and influenced state and national policies and politics. In 1902, Daisy Denson became the first woman to head the state's welfare board, and from that position she addressed a number of issues, including child labor and prison reform. Gertrude Weil fought tirelessly for the Nineteenth Amendment, which extended suffrage to women, and founded the state chapter of the League of Women Voters once the amendment was ratified in 1920. Gladys Avery Tillett, an arde
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Publisher: Athens, Georgia ; London, England : The University of Georgia Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (424 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 0-8203-4002-2
  • Subjects: Women -- North Carolina -- Biography; Women -- North Carolina -- History; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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